Oil Name: Patchouli Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin
Patchouli essential oil has a rich musky-sweet, strong spicy and herbaceous smell. It is light yellow to dark brown in colour and is a thick oil.
Originating in Indonesia, Patchouli oil is extracted by the process of steam distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
B-patchoulene, a-guaiene, caryophyllene, a-patchoulene, seychellene, a-bulnesene, norpatchoulenol, patchouli alcohol and pogostol.
Antidepressant, Antiphlogistic, Antiseptic, Aphrodisiac, Astringent, Cicatrisant, Cytophylactic, Deodorant, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Fungicide, Insecticide, Insect Repellent, Sedative, Tonic
Acne, Athletes Foot, Cellulite, Coldness (Physical and Emotional), Constipation, Depression, Eczema, Insect Bites, Nervousness, Scar Tissue, Skin Sores, Stress, Tension, Water Retention, Wounds
Detail of Warnings
It is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing, but the smell of patchouli oil may be a little persistent for some people and large doses may cause loss of appetite in some individuals.
Compatible Combination Oils
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Myrrh, Orange, SandalwoodTags: patchouli essential oils